Agriculture

23/9/2021: EU Partnerships update, HUB workshop on AI & Robotics, ERA Pact for R&I, Green Deal Series events & other relevant EU R&I news bytes

In today’s Morning Brief:
– European Partnerships – Update on the Legislative Process
– HUB workshop on PPP AI & Robotics
– ERA Pact for R&I – next steps
– Various Running ERA Studies of Interest
– MEPs against inclusion of ‘do no significant harm’ principle in Horizon Europe
– UK sets out ‘pro-innovation’ AI rules, in further move away from Brussels
– Europeans strongly support science and technology according to new Eurobarometer survey
– Agriculture: Launch of an annual EU organic day
– More on the State of the Union address
– Pathways to the future – A follow-up to “Universities without walls – A vision for 2030”
– Fraunhofer organises Green Deal Series: “Offshore Wind as a cornerstone of the European Green Deal” on 12 October 2021

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17/8/2021: Open EU Tenders of interest to INESC, Food systems, Biometrics for borders & Border surveillance, EU-Japan collaboration in agriculture, Vacation reading suggestions

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Everyone at the table: Co-creating knowledge for food systems transformation
– High-tech surveillance equipment to detect migrant boats
– International Conference on Biometrics for Borders (ICBB 2021)
– EU and Japan announce increased cooperation on sustainability and innovation in agriculture
– Vacation reading: the suggestions of permanent representatives to the EU
EU TENDERS
– Clean Sky Joint Undertaking
– European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)
– European Climate, Infrastructure and Environment Executive Agency (CINEA)
– European Commission, DG Agriculture and Rural Developement (AGRI)
– European Commission, DG Competition (COMP)
– European Commission, DG Defence Industry and Space (DEFIS)
– European Commission, DG Education,Youth, Sport and Culture (EAC)
– European Commission, DG Energy (ENER)
– European Commission, DG Health and Food Safety (SANTE)
– European Commission, DG Mobility and Transport (MOVE)
– European Commission, DG for Climate Action (CLIMA)
– European Commission, DG for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CONNECT)
– European Commission, DG for Environment (ENV)

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9/7/2021: Stronger EMA, coal & steel research, ERA, gender equality, climate package, EU electricity and green farming reports

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Parliament votes for more independence of European Medicines Agency
– Parliament back proposal to spend € 111 million on coal and steel research
– ERA: are member states doing enough to boost their R&D?
– Slovenian presidency drafts pact for gender equality in research
– Fit for 55 climate package
– DG Energy releases electricity market report for Q1 of 2021
– JRC study shows benefits from increased green farming requirements

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30/6/2021: [Anaysis] Implementation of Horizon Europe, ERC institutional bias, Funding for Agri, International Cooperation, Portuguese Presidency finishes

In today’s Morning Brief:
– Implementation of Horizon Europe calls – a short analytical take from HE information days so far
– ERC: new study shows institutional background is key
– EU agreements on farming and cohesion open up research funding for agriculture and the regions
– International cooperation should be done on a mutual benefit basis
– The Portuguese presidency’s policy efforts (non-R&I)

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29/6/2021: New cybersecurity centre, Ecosystems report, Research support staff, Energy, Open Data, Rural areas opinion survey

– EU cybersecurity research centre ready to launch
– [Report] Measuring what ecosystems do for us: new report on ecosystem services in the EU
– [Analysis] Technical staff left out as PhDs drive academic hierarchy
– Webinar on Iberian Electricity Market Simulation
– EU Open Data Days
– Long-term vision for rural areas: Commission publishes public opinion survey on rural areas

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2/6/2021: HUB events yesterday, tech sovereignty, AI and blockchain, EU processor, German hydrogen projects, geothermal energy, CAP’s impact, consultation on ecodesign, and ICC City Lab

In today’s Morning Brief: Deep Tech and Forestry events yesterday | Tech sovereignty as a priority of the K4I’s innovation manifesto | Report: EU must boost AI and blockchain funding to avoid market failures | EU processor project designs European-grown test chip | Germany to invest €8 bn in large-scale hydrogen projects | Planned revision of EU renewables law opens door to geothermal | Evaluation of CAP’s impact on climate change and greenhouse gas emissions | Commission seeks public opinion on ecodesign and energy efficiency for mobile phones and tablets | 3rd ICC City Lab open sessions

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05/05/2021: Renewable energy, GMOs, leaked draft on renewables and industry green transition, Digital Europe, Datathon, and a new Quantum Computing HUB

In today’s Morning Brief: EC platform for renewable energy statistics transfer | EC study on gene editing in agriculture | EU’s draft renewables law confirms 38-40% target for 2030 | EC draft measures for a rapid green transition of industries | Parliament votes €7.5B Digital Europe programme | EU Datathon 2021 | ETH Zurich founds Quantum Computing Hub

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26/04/2021: EIT NCPs, AI in education, pact for R&I, New European Bauhaus, CAPs simplified, Climate change board, and space & quantum research ban

In today’s Morning Brief: EIT NCPs as information multipliers for EIT Community opportunities | Commission calls for experts in AI and Data in education | Public Consultation on the “Pact for research & innovation in Europe”
New European Bauhaus Competition | New rules to simplify CAPs | EU to establish climate change science advisory board | Universities across Europe urge EU to remove threat of research ban on Israel, UK and Switzerland

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09/04/2021: Cybersecurity funding, Rural European Innovation Area, CAPs, data protection in health tech, health hackathon, pool patents, global taxes, and the future of green hydrogen

In today’s Morning Brief: €134 million euros for cybersecurity in 2021 and 2022 | Manifesto for a Rural European Innovation Area backed by Commissioner Gabryel | Ageing and Common Agricultural Policies | Data protections rules ‘harming EU leadership’ in health research | Webinar on patent pools | Data 4 Healthy Recovery Hackathon | Global taxes and economic growth | Deep-dive: Future of green hydrogen in Europe

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